19 - 20 October 2016,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 12,500
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
CHRISTY MATHEWSON SIGNED LETTER
Handwritten autograph request letter dated November 3rd, 1922, asking Hall of Famer Christy Mathewson (1880-1925) for his signature to add to collection. Mathewson has obliged on the lower portion of the letter Yours truly, Christy Mathewson in black ink.
6 x 7 in.
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